Nature and Environment

Endangered Gila Topminnow Returns to Santa Cruz

Dec 15, 2017 Tiny native fish may have been brought downstream by monsoon floods.

Decades-Long Dispute Over Arizona Tribe's Water Rights May Soon Be Resolved

Dec 11, 2017 Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake have introduced a bill to allocate Colorado River water to the tribe and pay for construction of delivery infrastructure.

ADOT Begins Work on System to Detect Dust Storms on I-10

Dec 7, 2017 System would warn travelers about low visibility conditions along 10-mile stretch of interstate.

November Sets Tucson Heat Record

Dec 4, 2017 And 2017 is on track to be warmest year recorded in Southern Arizona.

Coronado National Forest Calls for Proposals to Run Sabino Canyon Shuttle

Nov 30, 2017 Forest official says community expressed desire for a competitive process to select shuttle service.

Brnovich Joins Other AGs to Oppose Fee Hikes at National Parks

Nov 28, 2017 Arizona attorney general said the increase could hurt communities that rely on tourism.

Groups Sue Forest Service Over Rosemont Copper Mine Decision

Nov 27, 2017 Environmental groups say Coronado NF Supervisor's Record of Decision came prematurely.

Protected Status Nears End for Hondurans Displaced by Hurricane

Nov 27, 2017 Federal status in response to natural disaster ends in January.

Understanding the Impact of Climate Change on Water Recharge

Nov 22, 2017 Certain areas in the West may receive more, though southern states like Arizona will likely see a decrease

Thanksgiving High Temp Could be Hottest on Record in Tucson

Nov 21, 2017 Each day of the four-day weekend could see record temperatures, and 2017 may mark hottest year ever in the city.

Pima Supervisors Talk Road-Repairs Tax, Back National Carbon Fee

Nov 21, 2017 Supes ask that county staff study the feasibility of swapping a property tax to repair roads for a sales tax.

Salt River Project's Brenda Burman Confirmed as Head of US Reclamation Bureau

Nov 20, 2017 She will be the first woman commissioner in the agency's 115-year history.

Episode 164: Understanding Climate Change at Biosphere 2

Nov 17, 2017 Researchers use the facility to examine Earth-systems science in large scale.

The Mysterious, Mystical Sound of Gamelan

Nov 16, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Water conservation vs. water crisis; what is it like to be a clown in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade?; and Chris Dashiell on the unnerving 1968 film "Targets".

25 Years Later, Global Scientists Issue Second 'Warning To Humanity'

Nov 16, 2017 15,000 scientists sign statement urging people to heed climate change and environmental-destruction data.

Coronado National Forest Offers Permits to Gather Dead Trees for Firewood

Nov 15, 2017 Households limited to a single permit, allowing up to two cords of wood to be harvested.

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